HyperDic: damp

English > 6 senses of the word damp:
ADJECTIVEalldamp, dampish, moistslightly wet
VERBperceptiondamp, muffle, mute, dull, dampen, tone downdeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping
changedamprestrain or discourage
changedamp, dampen, deadenmake vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
changedamp, dampen, soften, weaken, breaklessen in force or effect
NOUNstatedamp, dampness, moistnessa slight wetness
damp > pronunciation
Soundsdae'mp
Rhymesamp / AMP ... vamp: 17 rhymes with aemp...
English > damp: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningslightly wet.
Example"clothes damp with perspiration"
Synonymsdampish, moist
BroaderwetCovered or soaked with a liquid such as water
Spanishhúmedo, mojado
Catalanhumida, humit, mullat
Nounsdamp, dampnessa slight wetness
Adverbsdamplyin a damp manner
English > damp: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA slight wetness.
Synonymsdampness, moistness
Narrowerdankness, clamminessunpleasant wetness
rawnessA chilly dampness
BroaderwetnessThe condition of containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
Spanishhumedad
Catalanhumitat, mullena
Adjectivesdampslightly wet
English > damp: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningdeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmuffle, mute, dull, dampen, tone down
Broadersoftenmake (images or sounds) soft or softer
Spanishamortiguar, arromar, despuntar
Catalandeslluir-se, deslluir, despuntar, esmussar, espuntar, romejar, trencar-se
Nounsdampera device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
English > damp: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningrestrain or discourage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody
Example"the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
Spanishenfriar
Nounsdampera depressing restraint
English > damp: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdampen, deaden
Broaderdampen, damp, soften, weaken, breaklessen in force or effect
Nounsdampera device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
English > damp: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaninglessen in force or effect.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdampen, soften, weaken, break
Narrowerdampen, deaden, dampmake vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
deafenmake soundproof
Broaderdeaden, bluntmake less lively, intense, or vigorous
Spanishatenuar
Catalanatenuar
Nounsdampera movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace

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